New Clause 1 - Powers of freeholders and occupiers to detain horses

Control of Horses Bill – in a Public Bill Committee am 2:30 pm ar 8 Ionawr 2015.

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After section 7A of the Animals Act 1971 (as inserted by section 1 of this Act), insert—

“7B Powers of freeholders and occupiers to detain horses

(1) This section applies where a horse is on any land in England without lawful authority.

(2) The horse may be detained—

(a) in any case, by the occupier of the land, and

(b) if the freeholder is not the occupier, by the freeholder with the occupier’s consent.

(3) Section 7C contains further provision about detention under this section.”—(Julian Sturdy.)

Brought up, read the First and Second time, and added to the Bill.